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helping lead the women's u.s. soccer team into the finals. an east bay community is targeted repeatedly by burglars. a tiny dot that stopped mail delivery in his tracks and one bay area neighborhood. >> complete bay area news starts right now. this is bay area news at 7:00. >> good evening. it is wednesday, july 13. i am gasia mikaelian, and this is bay area news at 7:00. it is a huge win for the united states on the international stage. the u.s. women's soccer team defeated france 3-1 and is now moving onto the world cup final against japan. jana katsuyama is live at
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stanford with the story. >> reporter: three of the members are former stanford cardinals that played right here on the field. when they played france, alex morgan scored the third and decisive goal. >> it is awesome. >> reporter: led team he says that morgan is an inspiration for her and thousands of players. they look up to morgan. >> she was a team player.
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>> i think what has gotten her to the highest level is her work ethic because she was always doing extra training and extra shooting. >> reporter: along with her are three players from stanford. they have inspired the world would come from behind wins and an unparalleled determination. >> i think the whole cup run for the u.s. team has been amazing. i think it has transcended the game for sure. >> reporter: the world cup final is this sunday and dozens of fans will be watching and cheering for those bay area players and team usa. >> today's game played out before an excited audience. the huge screen meant that there was not a bad seat in the house. sunday's finals will be televised and if the weather is
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nicer there could be quite a crowd. developing news now from marin county where a water rescue is under way. it started one hour ago at tennessee beach. they found three people on the beach requiring medical assistance. the search is on for another person. at this point it is unclear if the group was pulled into the water by a wave or riptide. prosecutors are using just- released evidence in the jaycee dugard kidnapping case to call for change in california's parole system. this tape was captured by nancy garrido to photograph young girls in the background. this shows a parole agents inspecting the grego's home, never going to the backyard.
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>> for someone like that to be released after only 11 years is unconscionable. the british are coming is was his release in 1988 -- the biggest shortcoming was his release in 1988. a 17-year-old boy pleaded not guilty to a charge of murder in the shooting death of an infant in east palo alto. the baby died after being shot june 5th. they say that the suspects before and an accomplice mistook the father for a rival gang member. now to san francisco were a memorial service was held for the only passenger confirmed dead in a fishing accident off the coast of mexico. the families and friends
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honored leslie yee. >> my father lasted 15 hours on a cooler. >> diapers failed to find the -- divers failed to find the sunken ship. 22-year-old paul tamai died monday in hawaii. on saturday 44-year-old david cox died when a wave washed him into a blowhole on maui. as mike mibach reports, bands of criminals are targeting homes and police are taking action. >> reporter: the city of linda
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is on alert. for some of those, those stories are filtering and. >> the piano was laying on the kitchen for. >> reporter: they heard burglars storm into the house and the next thing they knew they were trying to kick down his bedroom door. the burglars are getting more aggressive and hitting more often, double compared to last year. >> when someone comes into your home things can change rapidly. >> reporter: officers have arrested 20 people linked to a number of burglaries gets the crimes continue to occur in the middle of the day all over the city. >> if you are going into someone's home, you are willing
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to do anything. >> i have never heard of this many before. >> i am glad that my room door is pretty strong. >> reporter: police are on the lookout and asking residents to do the same. housing advocates in san francisco's tenderloin released a report saying that the district is riddled with a crime. they studied police crime statistics and found not on the first block violent crime is 35 times higher than anywhere else in the city. the officers assigned to the tenderloin are stretched thin and are asking for more patrol. a district attorney says the saga of the saggy pants
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will not be tried in courts. deshon marman was arrested after he allegedly refused to pull up his sagging pants. they issued statements saying that he could have avoided the. incident a new pedestrian promenade lyons the street -- lines the street with tables and chairs and new landscaping. audi of america paid for the entire $890,000 project. across the bay there were signs of a revival.
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leasing agency a long-awaited market place is under way and they say the market will boost traffic by as much as 30%. federal reserve chairman ben bernanke told them today that the federal reserve remains prepared to respond. >> on wall street stocks climbed as burbank he spoke. the dow finished up 35. leaders had another white house negotiating session today. if the u.s. does defaults nancy pelosi wants to know which bills will be paid first. >> first i have a more optimistic view. i believe the united states will pay its bills and we will honor the full faith and credit of our country. i salute president obama for
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putting forth a grand bargain. >> it would push up rates for mortgages, car loans, and other debt. happening now, a fundraiser is underway in san francisco for the two hikers being held in iran. shane bauer and josh fattal had been imprisoned for two years. the campaign features bauer's photography and their trial will begin july 21st. san jose state is telling some students they may have to live in hotels. they say that off-campus housing will be within walking distance or on the light rail line and they will learn their final housing assignments by
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the end of the month. there are a few surprises now in stores some of your favorite restaurants. >> coming up, we'll introduce you to the little dog at the heart of controversy. >> it was cool today and speed -- and drizzle as well. it's really delicious, mom. it's not too well done? nope. but it is a job well done. what are you reading, sweetie? her diary. when you're done, i'd love some feedback. sure. your mom and i read that thing cover-to-cover. loved it. thanks. would you mind if i cut the lawn this weekend? only if you let me talk to your mother on the phone
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>> three explosions rocked mumbai today and moved by officials say that it was a correlated terror attack. the attacks clearly meant to cause as much damage as possible during the height to the evening commute. no one took immediate
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responsibility for the attacks. the perjury trial of baseball greats roger clemens started today. prosecutors said they had proof that clemens had used steroids. they had proof that he used needles and cotton balls that had clemens' dna on them. restaurant chains are the only new kids menus in an effort to combat childhood obesity. >> reporter: children on average each one third of meals out. burger king and 17 other restaurant chains agreed to offer healthier alternatives in children's meals. >> i am excited that my kids
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will be making traces when they are younger that will affect their health later on in life. >> reporter: the restaurants now pledge at least one sodium, low fat, low sugar kids meal. >> it is a beginning. we need to do more. >> reporter: she says better would be only healthy kids meals. >> pair should be asked if they would like to substitute. >> reporter: this pizza chain will be one of the 18th. >> we made an analysis of our food and figured out that a number of them are perfect for kids daily meals. >> reporter: a chicken caesar salad and a curried chicken with yam pizza, made with whole wheat and low fat cheese.
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>> choice is something that is a little bit outdated. >> reporter: all restaurants promised by the end of summer they will try to have the items on the menu. more developing news now, back to that situation in marin county. a water rescue is underway and are newschopper just arrived on the scene. they found three people on the beach requiring medical assistance. one more person was rescued, and the search is on for another person. i just spoke with our chief meteorologist bill martin. he told me tonight there are some nasty rip currents there. you can see there is one rescue
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helicopter and there are people there. one person is unaccounted for. the water temperature is about 58 degrees and you are probably looking at 20 minutes or so before hypothermia starts and. the most important thing to remember is that there is still a search underway for one more person. we will bring you updates just as soon as we get them into our newsroom. new york police today made an arrest in found the remains an 8-year-old brooklyn boy. detectives say they used surveillance video to track a suspect down. they say they found bloody knives and a child's severed
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feet inside a refrigerator. commissioner kelly called the case every parent's nightmare. we have an update on a story that we told you last night about a camp for diabetic children that had been canceled. tonight the diabetes society filed for bankruptcy. the families each put down a $700 deposit but officials say it is unlikely they will get a refund. >> it went to the camps but we have to reserve the camps, reserve insulin, supplies. >> they say they are working on a plan that could allow the camp to resume in august. the parks commission in oakland is in the middle of a dogfight, ap will, over where to build a new dog park.
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one group wants his own long macarthur -- it along macarthur avenue and astor park. they say the dog park would hurt businesses by taking up parking spaces. one mail carrier suspended mail service after a run-in with a dog named mocha. neighbors explained they think mocha is hardly a threat. >> reporter: four days, mailboxes sat empty. the reason, this little dog named mocha. mocha is a 1.5-year-old chihuahua. >> i met a dog before. >> reporter: the owners says
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that the postal carrier was running along the street when he ran up to him and ran around him a couple times. the postal carrier said he got scared, was putting the mail on hold, and took off. other neighbors say the postal service sent them a letter saying they would not get their mail until this issue was resolved so for three days residents who wanted their mail had to go to the post office and get it themselves. >> i had to rush down to the post office before they closed. it makes a big difference. it was an overreaction. i could see if it was a pit bull or rottweiler, of course. but a chihuahua? come on. >> reporter: the postal service says as far as he's concerned if it has teeth, it can bite into the carrier does not feel
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safe, but mail is not coming. scientists say they have found a drug that helps prevent the spread of aids around heterosexual men. the drug is available in the u.s. for homosexuals and they are developing guidelines for straight men and women to take a drug. coming back, we will update you on our developing story. crews are searching for one person missing in the water. >> and the cool, moist weather could be giving way to a warm- up. you can watch bay area news at 7:00 and all of our newscasts on your computer and mobile devices. we are streaming live online at
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just $70 per month, voice plus broadband. it's the at&t network. helping you do what you do... even better. >> we continue our coverage of developing news happening in the north bay. literally in the past minute we watch them lower a basket and bring it back up. they are lowering it down, once again. we are going to bring chief meteorologist bill martin in to tell us about the water and the
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rip current. >> this little trail runs out to the beach, and it faces south. over the last three days we have had a strong southern swell. you are getting big rip currents. very very dangerous. >> we are seeing a lot of urgency happening. they transported someone to the death of that leading rescue truck. one person was missing and it looks like they have been found. the water, temperature, and currents are a major concern. >> i would say this is one of the more dangerous beaches in
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the area of -- area with a south swell. just big rips at either point. we will certainly update this story on channel 2 and the 10:00 news. temperatures for the most part were in the 60s and 70s. suffice it to say, plenty of fog and low clouds. tomorrow will be a duplicate of what we have today. drizzle in the morning and these are the forecast highs for tomorrow. most of us will be a very 60s
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and low 70s -- upper '60s and low 70s tomorrow. 69 in san jose tomorrow, 70 in morgan hill. the fire danger is not high and the air quality is good. >> we will update that developing story at 10:00. >> for now, that is our report. i am gasia mikaelian. "tmz" is up next right here on tv 36. [ man ] i got this new citi thankyou card
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